Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
SA POLL: Which U.S. forwards should go to World Cup?
May 13th, 2010 1:34AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  men's national team, poll, world cup

MOST COMMENTED

[USA] U.S. national team team coach Bob Bradley named six forwards to his preliminary list of 30 players for the World Cup. Who should he take to South Africa?


What do you think of the U.S. forward pool? Who should go to South Africa? Who should stay at home? Let us know here.



0 comments
  1. I w Nowozeniuk
    commented on: May 13, 2010 at 9:17 a.m.
    All six forwards have certain positives...the ultimate selections should be the pair thaty best suits one another and can deliver when the opportunity knocks. IMO, Buddle and Altidore are the best pairing; Findley and Ching are second best.

  1. Bret Newman
    commented on: May 13, 2010 at 11:36 a.m.
    The only one I would for sure eliminate is Findley. He's not ready yet! I like Buddle a lot. He will play well with Donovan. And Altidore always plays well with the USMNT. I like to see Gomez play against the Czechs & Turkey. If he looks good in those games, then I would pick him without a doubt. Not to high on Ching or E.J. I'm hoping Davies is good enough to go.

  1. Denny Seerey
    commented on: May 13, 2010 at 12:23 p.m.
    Altidore played well at Confederations Cup and has looked good most of the time with Hull. Buddle and Gomez in very good form at the moment. Ching should make a good holding forward late in games with lead. Forget the others.

  1. Alex G. Sicre
    commented on: May 13, 2010 at 12:25 p.m.
    Forget about Eddie. Findley, maybe. There has to be more in a country of 300 million. keep looking. Altidore and Buddle can play off of Donovan well. Hercules deserves a chance.

  1. Ric Fonseca
    commented on: May 13, 2010 at 3:03 p.m.
    Altidore, Buyddle and Gomez for sure. Ching, Findley and Johnson should prepare for 2014. Ching is a sentimental favorite of Bradley, while Findley and Johnson need more maturing and hard-nose play. Buddle and Donovan are a goiod match, and so is Gomez as yhe also played with Donovan on the Galaxy. Not rocket science to know this, but who said Bradly is a rocket scientist??!! Will he smell the rose, and see the trees for the forest?

  1. Bret Newman
    commented on: May 14, 2010 at 4:39 p.m.
    Hey Ric, Ching is too old to prepare for 2014. He most likely will be retired by then. Hell, he's almost to old to play in this one. He's injury prone and not that good. McBride at his age right now, is probably better than Ching.


Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
What They're Saying: Arsenal fan Michael Babbett    
"I've vaguely heard of him. He's in the background of my head. But not really?" -- ...
Video Pick: Injured player hit by medicial cart    
The use of a golf cart is apparently meant to expedite medical treatment on the field, ...
U.S. Abroad: Johannsson scores, Kljestan says goodbye    
Aron Johannsson scored his third goal in 10 games since returning to action in the Dutch ...
U.S. Abroad: Injury toll mounts    
Emerson Hyndman and Joe Gyau in Europe, Greg Garza at Tijuana, the news was not good ...
2015 MLS Preseason Action    
The first week of MLS preseason action concluded with wins for New England and Portland against ...
49ers and NBA Kings ante up on Sac MLS bid    
Sacramento Republic FC ownership continues to grow with the announcement that San Francisco 49ers owner and ...
U.S. women head to Europe without three stars    
Four months ahead of the 2015 Women's World Cup, the USA heads to Europe for friendlies ...
MLS Live and MLS Direct Kick will return    
Out-of-market packages MLS Live, MLS's subscription streaming service, and MLS Direct Kick, MLS's cable and satellite ...
What They're Saying: Paul Rogers    
"Did I want to pull out [of the U.S. team] this close to a World Cup? ...
MLS Trade Central: Agudelo returns to Revs    
The New England Revolution got a boost for its MLS title hopes when 22-year-old Juan Agudelo ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives